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Aachen
Best known as the capital of Charlemagne's Frankish empire, today's Aachen sits at the juncture where Germany meets the Netherlands (the Dutch know it as Aken) and Belgium (where "Walloons" call it Aix-la-Chapelle). But Aachen's history goes back even further than 8th-century Charlemagne. Roman soldiers dating back to the 1st century AD cherished its hot springs (as did Charlemagne, who loved a good spa day just as much as the next guy). Aachen Cathedral, northern Europe's oldest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the city's main attraction.

All things to do » Things to do

Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks; Religious Sites
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Treasury of Aachen Cathedral
Treasury of Aachen Cathedral
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Dome of Aachen
Dome of Aachen
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)
Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Markt
Markt
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Gare du Nord
Gare du Nord
Ranked #1 of 450 Restaurants in Aachen
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Estor Restaurant
Estor Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 450 Restaurants in Aachen
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
La Becasse
La Becasse
Ranked #3 of 450 Restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: French
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Al Triangolo
Al Triangolo
Ranked #4 of 450 Restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Mc Damas
Mc Damas
Ranked #5 of 450 Restaurants in Aachen
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Ibis Budget Aachen Nord
1.0 of 5
Ibis Budget Aachen Nord
$48 - $58 (EUR 43 - 52)
Ranked #11 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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August Pieper Haus
August Pieper Haus
$47 - $71

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Hotel SnowWorld Landgraaf
4.0 of 5
Hotel SnowWorld Landgraaf
$77 - $121 (EUR 69 - 109)
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Landgraaf
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Novotel Aachen City
4.0 of 5
Novotel Aachen City
$82 - $160
Ranked #1 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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Hotel Granus
3.0 of 5
Hotel Granus
$87 - $112 (EUR 78 - 101)
Ranked #2 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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Art Hotel Aachen Superior
4.5 of 5
Art Hotel Aachen Superior
$72 - $329 (EUR 65 - 296)
Ranked #4 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Pullman Aachen Quellenhof
5.0 of 5
Pullman Aachen Quellenhof
$134 - $267 (EUR 121 - 240)
Ranked #3 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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Mercure Hotel Aachen am Dom
4.0 of 5
Mercure Hotel Aachen am Dom
$89 - $168 (EUR 80 - 151)
Ranked #7 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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Hotel Aquis Grana
4.0 of 5
Hotel Aquis Grana
$72 - $729 (EUR 65 - 656)
Ranked #8 of 45 Hotels in Aachen
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